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January 06, 2006

Syrian Ex-VP Khaddam Changes His Mind: He Intends To Lead "Revolution" To Oust Assad

Coup scoop?

Former Syrian vice president Abdul-Halim Khaddam announced Friday morning that he intended to lead a revolution in the Syrian regime in order to bring about President Bashar Assad's ouster.

He said that such an undertaking would be achieved with the help of Syrian opposition movements and foreign governments, according to Army Radio.

Foreign governments? Who could he mean?

Missed This Earlier Update: Khaddam's Bombshell Tightens Noose Around Syria, from IslamOnLine, of all places.

, 2005 (IslamOnline.net) - The bombshell dropped by former Syrian vice-president Abdel Halim Khaddam on a possible Syrian role in the assassination of Lebanese ex-premier Rafiq Hariri has sent seismic waves in Damascus and would tighten the noose around the Arab country, experts agreed on Saturday, December 31.

“Khaddam’s testimony at this critical juncture in Syrian history has, in effect, sent shock waves across the country’s political landscape and ushered in grave consequences,” Syrian opposition writer Akram Al-Beni told IslamOnline.net.



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